Welcome to the Rigan Machado Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Association of California!
BJJ Machado is the premiere destination for anyone interested in learning the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Our students range from professional fighters to businessmen, but on the mat, everyone quickly becomes part of the same Jiu-Jitsu family. BJJ Machado offers exemplary training for fitness, self-defense, body/mind conditioning, as well as women and children’s classes.
Rigan Machado is an 8th degree Koral (Red/Black) belt and nephew of the legendary Grandmaster, Carlos Gracie, Sr. Master Rigan operates one of the most acclaimed and accomplished Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu schools in the U.S. At the Rigan Machado Academy, you'll learn directly from one of the sport's legends in a clean, safe and welcoming environment.
By joining one of our exciting and professionally tailored training programs, you’ll be tutored by one of the greatest practitioners of all time. As a student of Rigan Machado, expect to learn the very best ways to train and practice. Expect to be coached in the most practical and effective methods of self defense.
Understand that Machado Jiu-Jitsu isn’t just about self-defense, competition or even physical fitness..You’ll quickly learn, in Master Rigan’s words:
..it’s about personal empowerment, discipline, confidence and respect. Jiu-jitsu has the potential to change a person’s life.
Every student is important and we are fully commited to providing extraordinary instruction, with an emphasis on safety, technical proficiency and a focus on developing a constructive and positive attitude.
All classes are taught by certified Machado instructors with extensive knowledge of the art. Members receive quality instruction in Machado Jiu-Jitsu and belt testing according to the rigorous standards of Master Rigan Machado. Any official rank certificates endorsed by Rigan Machado.
Rigan Machado currently teaches classes at The Academy in Beverly Hills, CA and Seminars throughout the world. Check the academy links for class info and pricing.